LONDON( Reuters) – Swimming, racquet sports and aerobics are associated with the best stranges of staving off extinction, and in particular of reducing the risk of dying from congestive heart failure or stroking, scientists said on Tuesday.
In a study of various types of exercise and their risk heights, health researchers found that to get involved in specific sports testified significant benefits for public health, and suggested doctors and policymakers to encourage people to take them up.
While the research, published in the British Journal and Sports Medicine, testified no added advantage for people who kindnes running and football or rugby, independent experts said this was purely due to the design of the study.
“This study must not be misinterpreted as showing that running and football do not shall be protected by congestive heart failure, ” did Tim Chico, a consultant cardiologist at prof at Britain’s Sheffield University who was asked to comment on the findings.
The study analysed data from 11 annual health inspects for England and Scotland carried out between 1994 and 2008, crossing 80,306 adults with an average age of 52.
Participants were asked about what type and how much workout they had done in the predating four weeks, and whether it had been enough to attain them breathless and sweaty.
Exercise included heavy domestic works and horticulture; step; cycling; swimming; aerobics, gymnastics or dance; ranging; football or rugby; and badminton, tennis or squash.
The survival of each participant was tracked for an average of nine years, during which meter 8,790 of them died from all causes and 1,909 from congestive heart failure or stroke.
Overall, compared with respondents who had not done a imparted athletic, risk of extinction during the follow up period from any effect was 47 percentage lower among those who played racquet sports, 28 percentage lower among swimmers, 27 percentage lower among dance aerobics fans and 15 percentage lower among cyclists.
In death from heart disease and stroking, such studies learnt racquet sports players had a 56 percentage lower risk, with 41 percentage for swimming and 36 percentage for aerobics, compared with those who did not participate in these sports.
Chico said the study did find that both smugglers and footballers had a lower charge of extinction from congestive heart failure. “Although this was not’ statistically significant’, many other studies have found that smugglers live longer and accept less congestive heart failure, ” he said.
“I will continue to tell my patients that regular physical act( including ranging) are most effective in reducing their risk of congestive heart failure than any dose I can prescribe.”
( Editing by Jeremy Gaunt)